Obituaries

JEAN BUZICK

Jean Buzick, 88, of Webster City, died, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Van Diest Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Asbury United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Flagg, officiating. Burial will follow the services at Graceland ...

GERALD NICKLES

Gerald E. Nickles, 90, of Woolstock, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center in Clarion. Funeral services for Gerald Nickles will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:30 AM at Samuel Lutheran Church, 201 North Lincoln in Eagle Grove, with ...

NORMA LANDE

Norma Jean (Dodds) Lande, 90, died at Kingsley Shores in Lakeville, MN, on Dec. 7, 2018. Norma was born May 28, 1928, to Bernice and Ella Dodds in rural Gilbert, IA. She graduated from Gilbert High School in 1945, and attended AIB in Des Moines. She married Arnold Lande Sept. 27, 1946, and ...

MARILYN KEPLER

Marilyn Kepler, 74, Webster City, passed away Dec. 11, 2018 at home. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Kenneth; daughter Brandy; son Don (Kathy) Kepler; grandchildren, Dalton Smith, Garrett and Shyann Cusey, Justin (Kara) Kepler, Kayla, Travis and Jade Kepler, Adam (Chelsea) ...

BONNIE DUNBAR

Bonnie Dunbar, 89, of Webster City, died, Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Southfield Wellness Community. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center with Chaplain Rachel Bawden, officiating. Visitation will be held from ...

TENA COOK

Tena (Brouwer) Cook, 97 of Britt, formerly of Kanawha died Dec. 5, 2018 at Westview Care Center in Britt. Funeral services are Monday, Dec. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, Britt. Visitation is Sunday, 2-4 p.m. at the Ewing Funeral Home, Britt.

KEVIN BIGE

Kevin K. Bige, 63, of Duncombe, died Thursday, November 29, 2018, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. A service honoring Kevin’s life will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 4, at the Duncombe Community Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation ...

HARMINA HUISMAN

Harmina Huisman, 91, of Jewell, IA died Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Israel Family Hospice House, in Ames, Iowa, where she had been a patient for nine days. The family will receive friends and relatives on Sunday December 2, from 2:00 - 4:00 PM at MAC Life Church in Blairsburg, IA. A ...

NORVAL STORY

Norval Story, 96, of Woolstock, went to his heavenly home, Friday, November 30, 2018 at Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church with Reverend Mike Kroona, officiating. Burial will be at ...

LYNN HOUGH

Lynn Hough, 78, of Webster City, died, Friday, November 30, 2018 at Southfield Wellness Community. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood with Pastor Evan Welcher, officiating. Burial will be at Thurman Cemetery. ...

LORRAINE PAXTON

Lorraine Paxton, age 84, formerly of Jewell, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard, IA. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 10:30 am at the Salem Lutheran Church rural Radcliffe, IA. Burial will follow in the Homewood Cemetery near Ellsworth, ...

LAURENCE DILLEY

Laurence J. Dilley, 83, of Webster City, died on Friday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation. The family will have private services at a later date. His family includes his 4 children: Tammy, Brenda, Michael and Scott. Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com).

HARMINA HUISMAN

JEWELL — Harmina Huisman, 91, of Jewell, IA died Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Israel Family Hospice House, in Ames, Iowa. The family will receive friends and relatives on Sunday December 2, from 2:00 - 4:00 PM at MAC Life Church in Blairsburg, IA. A funeral service will be held on ...

Unemployment is at a record low

If you want powerful evidence that Iowa’s economy is doing well, drive around any of the state’s major towns or cities. Almost everywhere businesses have posted “hiring” signs in windows or other prominent places. Nationally, the unemployment rate is at a remarkable 3.7 percent. Here ...

CLEO GRAHAM

Cleo Camilla (Taylor) Graham, 103, of Webster City, died on Sunday November 25, 2018, attended by her nieces, at the Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Webster City. She was the daughter of Ray and Millie (Fjetland) Taylor, of rural Webster City. She was preceded in death by her ...

VIRGIL MOURLAM

Virgil Mourlam, 89, of Woolstock, died, Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Southfield Wellness Community. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in with Father Stephen Meyer, officiating. Burial will be at French ...

BOBBY JOE JOHNSON

Bobby Joe Johnson was born Aug. 28, 1986 in Webster City to Elvin Johnson and Sherry Bailey Johnson. Bobby loved to spend time with his kids. Bobby was an avid hunter and fisherman. The last years of his life were spent in Stanhope, IA, where he continued to hunt and fish in his spare time. ...

MARTHA MCCOLLOUGH

Martha McCollough, 80, of Webster City, died Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Van Diest Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith United Methodist Church with Pastor Jan Burnett, officiating. Burial at Cass Center Cemetery will follow ...

NORMAN VAN LANGEN

Norman Van Langen, 85, of Alden, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at Mary Greely Medical Center in Ames. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 19, 2018, at the United Methodist Church in Alden with burial in the Alden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. on ...

MARJORIE ALEXANDER

MARJORIE ALEXANDER Marjorie Arlene Alexander, 95, born Feb. 13, 1923 to Orley and Hazel Alexander, died Sept. 15, 2018 in Littleton, Colorado. Burial is in Graceland Cemetery Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Geneva Cupp, brother Marvin Alexander and nephew ...